|ground under table tennis table|
(A photo of the new surface will be inserted)
The children's playground has had ongoing problems withe muddy ground under the 'mushrooms' and circus for sometime. This bit of the playground is very well used, the ground gets compacted and clay subsoil makes the problem worse.
|muddy mushrooms before works|
|muddy mushrooms from another angle|
Today, 27th April, the work we had been promised was undertaken and completed.
A team of Glendale grounds maintenance staff came along with a lorry full of bark chips. They dug the pit, removed the soil to be used elsewhere and filled the pit to a good depth with barks chips. They also renewed the chips under the play equipment in the former paddling pool area.
|fresh, deep mulch among the mushrooms|
|bark chip mulch should improve drainage|
|Bark mulch top up under equipment in former paddling pool|
Glendale informed the Friends group that the following works would be undertaken in the next few weeks: